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[Europe] Germany to prohibit menthol, many other e-liquid flavours

Germany is to ban menthol e-liquid as well as many other flavours when it transposes the EU’s Tobacco Products Directive (TPD). A lengthy, although still only provisional, list of restricted ingredients includes additives that facilitate the inhalation o
ECigIntelligence (uk)
added Jan 21, 2016 20:30
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[Europe] Brussels blocks Big Tobacco lobbying push

The tobacco companies’ move backfired... A top Commission health official intervened to scuttle the campaign and told the European Committee for Standardization (CEN) to keep out of the way. The organization, established by industry to set common standard
Politico
added Jan 21, 2016 16:59
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[Europe, UK] Labelling of electronic cigarettes: regulations and current practice [FREE FULL TEXT]

E-liquids and e-cigarettes (21 and 9 brands, respectively) were evaluated. Evidence of non-compliance was found in relation to the CHIP/CLP toxic (13%) and environmental (37%) pictograms...More stringent enforcement of regulations is needed to ensure not
Tobacco Control
added Jan 21, 2016 16:09
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[Europe, UK] E-Cigarette Market In The U.K. Part 1: A Health Threat Or A Cure?

Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM) entered the e-cigarette market in the U.K. with the purchase of Nicocigs... The possibility of the products to be advised by NHS as a smoking cessation tool will help the company to expand significantly in this fast g
Trefis
added Jan 20, 2016 15:54
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European watchdog is failing to hold tobacco industry to account over smuggling [FREE FULL TEXT]

An investigation made under freedom of information legislation showed that OLAF had failed to hold the industry to account. One document dated 3 July 2015 set the tone. In it Philip Morris noted that it “continues to be extremely pleased with the operati
British Medical Journal
added Jan 19, 2016 07:08
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[Europe, Ireland] EU body urged to be more open on tobacco contacts

“The Irish Cancer Society strongly urges you to extend the proactive transparency policy in place in DG Health and ensure the online publication of all meetings commission staff have with the tobacco industry,” the letter states. “There is an irreconcila
Irish Times (ie)
added Jan 13, 2016 05:56
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Tobacco Control and Health Advocacy in the European Union: Understanding Effective Coalition-Building [FREE FULL TEXT]

The insights gained and identification of key enablers of successful tobacco control advocacy highlight the strategic importance of investing into tobacco control at European level. Those interested in effective health policy can apply lessons learned fro
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 12, 2016 18:22
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[Europe] Belgium ordered to claw back €700m from mulitnationals

The European Commission has called on Belgium to recoup €700m from 35 multinational companies that have benefited from its generous fiscal incentive scheme, as the EU ramps up its campaign against corporate tax avoidance.
Financial Times (uk)
added Jan 11, 2016 22:20
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[Belgium, Europe] British American Tobacco and Stella Artois among 35 companies ordered to cough up £35m in unpaid taxes after Belgian 'excess profit' dodge is ruled illegal

European Commission competition officials said Belgium had wrongly given tax breaks worth 700million euros (£524m) under a scheme that helped multinationals reduce their taxable profits by up to 90 per cent. British American Tobacco, which makes Dunhill
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 11, 2016 21:43
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[Europe, UK] Italy’s TPD transposition unlikely to go beyond minimum requirements

Italy will stick closely to the minimum measures required by the EU’s Tobacco Products Directive when it implements the European rules for e-cigarettes... The new ECigIntelligence report examines how the Italian vaping sector will change after the country
ECigIntelligence (uk)
added Jan 11, 2016 16:37
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